Skip to main content
'''Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle''', Venerable Order of Saint John|KStJ, Deputy Lieutenant|DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published ''A Study in Scarlet'', the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short stories featuring the famous detective. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. Doyle was a prolific writer; his non-Sherlockian works include fantasy and science fiction stories about Professor Challenger and humorous stories about the Napoleonic soldier Brigadier Gerard, as well as plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. One of Doyle's early short stories, "J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement", helped to popularise the mystery of...
Honorific prefix| honorific_suffix = Venerable Order of Saint John|KStJ Deputy Lieutenant|DL
Birth nameArthur Ignatius Conan Doyle
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1859|5|22}}
Birth placeEdinburgh, Scotland
Death date{{death date and age|df=yes|1930|7|7|1859|5|22}}
Death placeCrowborough, England
Occupation{{Flatlist|
NationalityBritish
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Alma materUniversity of Edinburgh Medical School
share Share
favorite Favorite

294
RESULTS

Media Type
138
texts
125
audio
26
images
4
data
1
movies
Availability
277
Always Available
16
Available to Borrow
1
Waitlist
Topics & Subjects
56
librivox
45
audiobook
42
Sherlock Holmes
30
audiobooks
20
mystery
18
fiction
More right-solid
Collection
More right-solid
Creator
150
sir arthur conan doyle
127
arthur conan doyle
3
arthur conan doyle, m.d., ll.d.
2
arthur conan-doyle
2
sir arthur conan doyle, m.d.,ll.d.
1
arthur conan doyle , n c wyeth
More right-solid
Language
163
English
9
German
3
French
1
Handwritten English
1
Interlingua
1
Korean
More right-solid
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid